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School district implements Run-Hide-Fight method for active shooter scenarios
Farmington City Engineer takes job in Colorado to be closer to family
Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Farmington Halloween Walk promises a night of friendly fun
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Boys soccer: Tigers one win away from first-ever state tournament trip
Swim & dive: Irish 10th, Tigers 12th at True Team state meet
Football, Week 7: Another confidence booster
Cross country: Farmington duo goes 1-2 again at conference meet
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
arts and entertainment
Mortgages Unlimited, Inc. vs Hronek
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Russo
STATE VS SCHEMIONEK
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Franzen
NOTICE OF ELECTION
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Milton W. Dunwell, 90
Margie Janis Olson, 85
Pat Rupp: A good reason to vote early
Letter: Douglas Bonar has earned a second term
Letter: Cordes is an asset to school board, community
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
Letter: Tim Pitcher will bring conservative approach
Real Estate Showcase
September 23, 2016
Lost cow finds owner through social media
EUREKA TOWNSHIPThe Dakota County Sheriff’s Department used social media to track down the owners of a lost cow that was wandering Eureka Township...
September 23, 2016 - 4:56pm
November 9, 2014
Retreat offers holistic healing to victims of sexual abuse
The healing process is different for every person, as is the type of event that caused the need for healing in the first place. For women who have experienced sexual violence or abuse, simply talking about the event isn’t always enough. Bella Center founder Kathy Seger has developed...
November 9, 2014 - 7:38am
April 3, 2014
Mandsager is new pastor at Highview Christiania
Highview Christiania Lutheran Church has changed quite a bit in its 154 years. And now the parish is embarking on yet another new set of changes. But...
April 3, 2014 - 3:19pm
March 13, 2014
Two new officials elected in township races
Eureka Township Board of Supervisors chairman Pete Storlie lost his bid to hold the Supervisor 2 seat in Tuesday’s township elections. Former Eureka Township board of supervisors member Cory Behrendt defeated Storlie. Behrendt received 238 votes to Storlie’s 161 votes. There...
March 13, 2014 - 12:57pm
February 21, 2014
Experience on ballots for March township elections
Residents in Castle Rock, Empire and Eureka townships will have a solid base of candidates to choose from during the March 11 township elections. Candidates in all three elections have a history of public service. Eureka Township is the only township with a question on this year’s...
February 21, 2014 - 7:38am
February 6, 2014
Your weekend: Omelets and a concert are set for Sunday
Friday Storytime for all ages There will be a storytime for all ages from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Feb. 7, Feb. 14, Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 at the temporary Dakota County Farmington Library at Farmington City Hall. There will be stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as...
February 6, 2014 - 1:24pm
Power line nears completion in Dakota County
Construction of a new powerline project through the southern townships of Dakota County is nearing its completion. The 345 kilovolt transmission...
February 6, 2014 - 12:41pm
January 26, 2014
Snow creates dangerous driving conditions Sunday
Sunday’s snow, high winds and dropping temperatures have resulted in several road closings in the Farmington area. According to a dispatcher...
January 26, 2014 - 6:31pm
December 5, 2013
Eureka will take a closer look at agritourism options
Eureka Township officials are trying to determine just what agritourism means, and how it should be implemented in their township. An agritourism task force has been meeting since October to identify a definition and parameters to the term. The outcome of the process will help the...
December 5, 2013 - 1:24pm
November 15, 2013
CapX power line work has started in Eureka Township, Dakota County
After years of discussion, the CapX2020 power line construction project has arrived in Dakota County. Work on the 345kV transmission line that will eventually run from Brookings County, S.D. to Hampton started in Eureka Township in late September. When completed, the Brookings...
November 15, 2013 - 12:54pm
November 14, 2013
Litter in ditches is an issue in Eureka
Eureka township supervisor Mark Ceminsky is talking trash these days, and it’s not something he likes to do. More specifically, Ceminsky is talking about the trash that seems to keep landing in the ditches along roads in the township. Eureka’s back roads, it seems, have become...
November 14, 2013 - 1:25pm
April 30, 2013
California man killed in early morning accident
A man was killed and another injured in an early morning head-on collision in Eureka Township this morning. According to a press release from the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the early morning two vehicle accident that claimed the life of 31-year old Atahan...
April 30, 2013 - 4:55pm
April 26, 2013
Sinkholes an issue on several Eureka township roads
Getting around Eureka Township has been a little more difficult lately, thanks to the amount of snow and rain the area has received. Several culverts in the township have given out in recent weeks, creating something of a sink hole in those locations. Three areas of concern have...
April 26, 2013 - 11:24am
March 16, 2013
Eureka organic-farming pioneer will speak at Robert Trail Library
For nearly 30 years, just up Highway 3 from Rosemount, Atina and Martin Diffley sold vegetables from their roadside stand in Eagan. Many of their...
March 16, 2013 - 7:24am
March 12, 2013
Incumbents sweep Tuesday's township elections in Castle Rock, Empire and Eureka
Castle Rock Township officials will now be able to appoint the township clerk, after a close vote in Tuesday's township elections. The question of whether the clerk's position should be appointed or elected passed on a 98-73 vote. It was the only question on a ballot for any of Farmington's...
March 12, 2013 - 9:23pm